Clio in the business school: historical approaches in strategy, international business and entrepreneurship

Andrew Perchard, Niall G. MacKenzie, Stephanie Decker, Giovanni Favero

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Abstract

On the back of recent and significant new debates on the use of history within business and management studies, we consider the perception of historians as being anti-theory and of having methodological shortcomings; and business and management scholars displaying insufficient attention to historical context and privileging of certain social science methods over others. These are explored through an examination of three subjects: strategy, international business and entrepreneurship. We propose a framework for advancing the use of history within business and management studies more generally through greater understanding of historical perspectives and methodologies.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1-24
Number of pages24
JournalBusiness History
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2017

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Management History
Entrepreneurship
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International entrepreneurship
Business and management studies
Historical Context
Historical Methodology
Social Sciences
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Historical Perspective
Historical perspective
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Keywords

  • history
  • strategy
  • international business
  • entrepreneurship
  • methodology
  • organisation studies
  • business historians

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Perchard, Andrew ; MacKenzie, Niall G. ; Decker, Stephanie ; Favero, Giovanni. / Clio in the business school : historical approaches in strategy, international business and entrepreneurship. In: Business History. 2017 ; pp. 1-24.
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